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A sunny day in Hososhima

04.21.2019 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Hososhima means narrow island. I never realised that Japan is made up of about 7000 islands. We walked through a small town in order to get to the small Myokokuji temple. The houses are close together with no gardens and are quite plain. The temple was... ...

Skocjan caves

04.20.2019 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Today was cave day. I got up early and headed to train station to take train to Divaca. The plan was to walk down from there to caves about 45 min walk. I bought my tickets and then off to train. In train I met 3 guys who were also going to same place. We ...

A Trio of Lessor Known Museums

04.20.2019 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

I slept very well last night and longer than planned. The alarm was set for 6 am but for some reason did not go off or so I thought. What I did not know was that it did not go off and I did not hear it and sneaky Jerry changed it to 7 so ...

Lake Huron

04.20.2019 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Dear AllHello again from London. I have just arrived back from a family visit to Ontario Canada. I thought Id write a travel blog entry on a wonderful threeday trip I took from my familys country farmstead not far from Toronto up north and wes ...

Crazy Things at Airports and On Planes

04.20.2019 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

After about sixty years of air travel airports and airplanes I have seen many crazy things. Here are just a few Poor hygienewell first of all most men do NOT wash their hands after using the men's room. That in itself is as disgust ...

Hello Beijing Day 01

04.20.2019 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Thursday 18th April 2019It have been five years since my last visit to China. Arrival at the city of Beijing this afternoon was kind of a cultural shock for me. I soon realised that my Whatsapp and Google apps were not working. My mistake ...

People

04.20.2019 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

PeopleIve been wanting to write about this since the first night. Who goes on these cruises At the start its important to know that my experience and sampling is not even statistically significant one National Geographic cruise and one river cr ...

My Africa Diary Video Blog Part 6

04.20.2019 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

If you are in Manyara in Tanzania you have to spend a night or two in the Gampling Lodge in Manyarajust amazing. It is fenced from the open meadows of the wilderness and the tented lodges are spread across the huge compound covered with large trees a ...

Dead Horse State Park

04.20.2019 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

While not the most appealing of names for a state park Dead Horse Point State Park in Utah is a treasure to visit. Most spectacularly the Park is a peninsula of rock towering 2000 feet above the Colorado River. You can just imagine how it got its name ...